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Duty free stores: Andorra

Duty free stores: Andorra

There are more than 500 stores today in Andorra. The main shopping streets of Andorra are Meritxell and Carlemany avenues where one can find major shopping malls, boutiques, jewelry, sports equipment stores and much more all within a short distance.

Perhaps duty-free trade is one of the reasons why Andorra, according …

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The airport in Andorra, in Grau Roig, will cost somewhere between 500 to 700 million euros

Photo: ccis

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Andorra (CCIS) presented a project to build an international airport in Andorra yesterday.

“The main goal of the CCIS is to promote the development of the country’s economic activity and foresee the need to create appropriate infrastructure. Currently, Andorra’s transport connection with neighbouring France and Spain …

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Sardana festival gathering will take place Saturday, 22nd June in the Plaça del Poble, Andorra la Vella

Saturday, 22nd June in the Plaça del Poble, Andorra la Vella

18th Sardana festival gathering.

5:30h Afternoon dancing with the traditional cobla bands; Marinada, Bellpuig and Mediterrània. During the afternoon there will be a competition of improvised groups of Sardana dancing and a performance by the El Forcat Dance Group (Castellón – Valencia) 20:30h Friendship dinner at Restaurant …

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23rd & 24th June: The Eve and Festival of Sant Joan is held on the Summer Solstice when the sun reaches its zenith

 

23rd & 24th June: The Eve and Festival of Sant Joan is held on the Summer Solstice when the sun reaches its zenith. (Interestingly, for the Catalans, this is considered the beginning of Summer whereas in the UK, for example, it is known as Midsummer’s Eve.

Arguably, it is Catalonia’s and Andorra’s favourite festival. Starting at …

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A Charity Event: Yoga Kids in Solidarity

Friday, 14th June at 17.30h at the Tulip Inn Andorra – Hotel Delfos, Escaldes-Engordany.

(Donation 5€ Limited places).

A Charity Event in aid of BOMOSA*: Yoga Kids in Solidarity, a very enriching event for the younger children of the family. To begin the evening, Perfumería Júlia and the Perfume Museum of the Centre Júlia will give a …

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Let the parish festivals begin: 41st parish festival of Escaldes-Engordany

LET THE PARISH FESTIVALS BEGIN!

41st PARISH FESTIVAL OF ESCALDES-ENGORDANY

Saturday, 15th June at 11h, all starting from the Escaldes-Engordany Art Centre (CAEE) (Places limited. Inscriptions at CAEE. Tel: 80 22 55 or [email protected]) Free guided walks around the parish. Tours of discovery around the parish organised under three themes to arouse interest in various aspects of …

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Andorra’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be restructured

Andorra’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs will be restructured. The ministry will consist of three departments: the Department of Bilateral Relations and Consular Affairs, the Department of Multilateral Relations and Cooperation and the Department for Preparing the Ibero-American Summit.

The duties of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs include the consideration and signing of new international conventions, the …

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A regulation on Andorra’s aviation protection has been approved

Andorra’s Council of Ministers, prompted by the Minister of Economy and Business, Jordi Gallardo, has approved the regulation on Andorra’s aviation protection. It concerns the protection of areas of operation of aircraft which currently belong to the helipads.

The existing law on air navigation from 2000 establishes the basic rules aimed at protecting areas close to …

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